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Alexia Katsanidou

Alexia Katsanidou - Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS)

Research focuses

Political attitudes, Political Representation in the EU, European Crisis, Voting Behaviour, Radicalisation, Research Data Management

Curriculum vitae

  • June 2018 – ongoing  Full Professorship in Empirical Social Science, Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Cologne
  • June 2018 – ongoing  Scientific Director, Data Archive for the Social Science, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • April 2015 – May 2018 Interim Director, Data Archive for the Social Science, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • September 2010 – March 2015 Team Leader International Data Infrastructures, Data Archive for the Social Science, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • September 2009 – August 2010 Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute
  • April 2008 – August 2009 Research Fellow, Third Sector Research Centre, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton
  • 2008 PhD in Politics, University of Essex, Ideology versus Valence in electoral politics
  • May 2007 – February 2008 Research Fellow, Research Officer, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • May 2004 – April 2007 Data Services Officer, UK Data Archive, University of Essex
  • 2003 MA in Comparative Democratization, University of Essex
  • 2002 BA (Ptychion) in International and European Economic and Political Studies, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • 1998 Abitur, German School of Thessaloniki

Selected publications

  • Zenk-Möltgen, Wolfgang, Akdeniz Esra, Katsanidou Alexia, Naßhoven Verena, and Balaban Ebru. (2018) "Factors influencing the data sharing behavior of researchers in sociology and political science." Journal of Documentation Impact Factor 0.853 
  • Lefkofridi, Zoe and Katsanidou, Alexia A Step Closer to a Transnational Party System? Competition and Coherence In the 2009 and 2014 European Parliament in Journal of Common Market Studies accepted for publication Impact Factor: 2.243, Ranking 26/165 (Political Science)
  • Capelos, Tereza,  Katsanidou, Alexia and Demertzis, (2017) Nicolas Back to Black: Values, Ideologyand the Black Box of Political Radicalization in Science and Society (Επιστήμη και Κοινωνία) (35): 35-68
  • Otjes, Simon and Katsanidou, Alexia Beyond (2017) Kriesiland: EU Integration as a super-issue after the Eurocrisis. European Journal of Political Research 56:2 pp. 301-319 Impact Factor: 2.508 Ranking 7/161 (Political Science)
  • Katsanidou, Alexia, Horton, Laurence and Jensen, Uwe (2016). Data Policies, Data Management and the Quality of Academic Writing. International Studies Perspectives Volume 17, Issue 4, Pages 379–391 Impact Factor: 0.652 Ranking 47/85 (International Relations)
  • Katsanidou, Alexia and Otjes, Simon (2015). How the European debt crisis reshaped national political space: the case of Greece. European Union Politics. 17(2) pp.262-284  Impact Factor: 1.439  Ranking 37/161 (Political Science)
  • Katsanidou, Alexia and Eder, Christina (2015). Vote, Party or Protest: The Influence of Confidence in Political Institutions on Various Modes of Political Participation in Europe. Comparative European Politics. Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 290–309 Impact Factor: 0.642 Ranking 92/161 (Political Science)
  • Katsanidou, Alexia and Nezi, Roula (2014). From valence to position: economic voting in extraordinary conditions. Acta Politica, 49 (4), pp. 413–430. Impact Factor: 1.025 Ranking: 54/161 (Political Science)
  • Hamann, Kerstin, Johnston, Alison, Katsanidou, Alexia, Kelly, John and Pollock, P. H. (2014). Sharing the Rewards, Dividing the Costs? The Electoral Consequences of Social Pacts and Legislative Reform in Western Europe. West European Politics. 38 (1) 206-227, doi: 10.1080/01402382.2014.911481 Impact Factor: 1.576 Ranking: 31/161 (Political Science)
  • Lefkofridi, Zoe and Katsanidou, Alexia (2014). Multilevel representation in the European Parliament. European Union Politics, 15(1), pp. 108-131. Impact Factor:1.439  Ranking 37/161 (Political Science)
  • Gherghina, Sergiu and Katsanidou, Alexia (2013). Data Availability in Political Science Journal. European Political Science, 12, pp.333-349 Impact Factor: 0.705 84/161 (Political Science)